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JobKeeper Payment provides $1500 per fortnight per eligible employee including sole traders

The Australian Government has introduced a JobKeeper Payment of $1,500 per fortnight, per eligible employee, for up to 6 months as part of a $130 billion package to support the wages of up to 6 million Australians throughout the coronavirus crisis. 

The JobKeeper Payment started on 30 March 2020, with the first payment to be received by employers in the first week of May.  Employers must pass this payment on to their employees. 

Eligible employers include businesses structured through companies, partnerships, trusts and sole traders. Not-for-profit entities, including charities, will also be eligible.

Self-employed individuals are also eligible to receive the JobKeeper Payment. 


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Regional Development Australia Far South Coast (RDA FSC) Is Connecting Regional Businesses, Councils And Industry Sectors To Build A Connected, Innovative And Sustainable Region.

Please note that RDA FSC is now closed for the annual Christmas period close down. Our staff will be taking a very well earned break. We will return on Tuesday 14th January, 2020 from 9:00am. During this time we will not be monitoring emails or telephones.


Regional Development Australia – Far South Coast (RDA FSC) is the Regional Certifying Body (RCB) for the Far South Coast of New South Wales. RDA FSC plays a key role in the assessment of both the regional sponsoring migrations scheme and the regional skilled visa program (SRS 489).


Keep up to date with the latest news with RDA on the Far South Coast. Read our latest community involvement including Youth Programs and Grants.


RDA – Far South Coast is a key facilitator for change and development in the NSW South Coast region. We work towards the growth of the economy and the creation of increased job opportunities. As part of our economic development role RDA – Far South Coast places a strong emphasis on the strengthening of infrastructure, including social infrastructure.

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